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  • The Border Crossed Us

    A compelling argument that re-building unions requires solidarity with migrant workers and opening borders.

  • Revolutionary Rehearsals in the Neoliberal Age

    Edited by Colin Barker, Gareth Dale, et al.

    This indispensable volume surveys revolutionary upheavals across the world between 1989 and 2019, drawing lessons for theorizing revolution today.

  • Under the Socialist Banner

    Edited by Mike Taber

    A collection of all the resolutions adopted by Second International congresses during the movement 's revolutionary Marxist period of 1889-1912.

  • Art and Labour

    Deutscher Prize winning artist and writer Dave Beech turns his attention to what it means to view Art as work.

  • Hope Deferred

    Edited by Annie Holmes and Peter Orner

    This book presents the narratives of Zimbabweans whose lives have been affected by the country’s political, economic, and human rights crises. This book asks the question: How did a country with so much promise—a stellar education system, a growing middle class of professionals, a sophisticated economic infrastructure, a liberal constitution, and an independent judiciary—go so wrong?

  • Patriot Acts

    Edited by Alia Malek

    In their own words, the narrators of Patriot Acts recount their lives before the 9/11 attacks and their experiences of the backlash that have deeply altered their lives and communities.

  • A Philosophy for Communism

    A bold articulation of Louis Althusser’s abiding commitment to the political practice of philosophy.

  • Throwing Stones at the Moon

    For nearly five decades, Colombia has been embroiled in internal armed conflict among guerrilla groups, paramilitary militias, and the country’s own military. Civilians in Colombia face a range of abuses from all sides, including killings, disappearances and rape—and more than four million have been forced to flee their homes. The oral histories in Throwing Stones at the Moon describe the most widespread of Colombia’s human rights crises: forced displacement. Speakers recount life before displacement, the reasons for their flight, and their struggle to rebuild their lives.

  • Voices from the Storm

    Edited by Lola Vollen and Chris Ying

    In their own words, the narrators of Voices from the Storm recount their expeiences with Hurrican Katina and its impact on lives and communities of New Orleans.

  • The Austrian Revolution

    The definitive work on Eastern Europe’s revolutionary period and the unique working-class experiment of Red Vienna

  • Her Word Is Bond

    Her Word is Bond recounts the triumphs and setbacks of a rap legend who blazed a new trail for women in hip hop.

  • Violent Order

    Violent Order explores the everyday practices of police and policing as modes of violence in the fabrication of social order.

  • #SayHerName

    An urgent call to change the story of police violence against women and girls.

  • The Science and Passion of Communism

    A stirring collection of essays by famed Italian Communist Amadeo Bordiga.

  • Blood in the Face (revised new edition)

    p>A riveting, jaw-dropping view of America's white supremacy movement.

  • Invisible Hands

    Edited by Corrine Goria
    The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy.

  • The Voice of Witness Reader

    Voice of Witness Reader is an astonishing record of human rights issues in the twenty-first century; a testament to the resilience and courage of the most marginalized among us; and an opportunity to better understand the world we live in through human connection and a participatory vision of history.

  • Mi María: Surviving the Storm

    Puerto Rican voices share their stories of surviving Hurricane María and its aftermath.

  • I Remember Death By Its Proximity to What I Love

    The long form poem is tethered in folklore and personal narrative, detailing the impact of the destructive mass incarceration system.

  • Assata Taught Me

    Incisive analysis of the history and politics of Black liberation struggle by radical scholar Donna Murch.
  • Coup

    Coup analyzes the conditions that led to the 2019 coup in Bolivia and details its repressive aftermath.

  • To Govern the Globe

    In a sweep through seven centuries from 1350 to 2050, the work explains how catastrophes-- pandemics, wars, and climate crisis--have shaped the destiny of empires and world orders.

  • Rifqa

    In Rifqa, El-Kurd tightropes between statelessness and uncertainty, still one thing remains clear: “Jerusalem is ours! / The biggest punchline of all time.”

  • Angela Davis

    Featuring a new introduction by the author, Angela Davis: An Autobiography is a classic account of a life in struggle.